13th Annual Leather&Laces Party For Superbowl50@City View at Metreon,San Francisco(Feb.,Fri.5th+Sat.6th,2016)
By A.J.Lam+Bill Kwan
The spectacular star-studded 13th Annual Leather & Laces Two-Night Party At Super Bowl 50 hosted by Jeremy Piven, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Alessandra Ambrosio and Emily Ratajkowski, ascended up to the picturesque City View at Metreon in San Francisco, on February 5 and 6, 2016, before the momentous final super Sunday game matching Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos versus Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers.
This year’s Leather & Laces party was a celebration of the popular TV series Entourage and the sexy sensuous Victoria’s Secrets Angels with more gorgeousness from the star of the Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines music video. Additional entertainment were provided by new breakout musicians Nikki’s Wives, acrobatic Cirque USA, with a Living Red Carpet dress worn by Actor/Model Nadia Lanfranconi, and sizzling DJs Automatic and Zhaldee. Celebrities including NBA great Shaquille O’Neal, Entourage’s Adrian Grenier, stunt performer, actor and musician Michelle Elise, Maxim magazine’s Jenna Jenovich, actor and entertainer Chuy Bravo, Entourage Producer Henry Penzi, former NFL and CFL quarterback great Warren Moon, Victoria Secret Angel Martha Hunt, and many more joined the ultimate Super Bowl weekend party. Sushi Confidential served up sensational sushi platters and naked sushi while the open bar was flowing with libations.
Jeremy Piven is an American actor and producer. He is best known for his role as Ari Gold in the comedy series Entourage, for which he won one Golden Globe Award and three consecutive Emmy Awards. Piven’s first important role came in 1992 when he became a regular cast member on HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show, in which he played the head writer Jerry. In 1993, he portrayed George Costanza in the Seinfeld episode, “The Pilot”. Piven was a cast member on the last three seasons of the sitcom Ellen. He was also the star and producer of the ABC dramedy series Cupid . Piven has appeared in many successful films, including Lucas, Grosse Pointe Blank, Singles, Very Bad Things, The Family Man, Black Hawk Down, The Kingdom, Heat, PCU, Old School, Rock N Rolla, Serendipity, Smokin’ Aces, Runaway Jury, Rush Hour 2 and Cars.
Emmanuelle Chriqui is a Canadian film and television actress. She is known for her performance on HBO’s Entourage as Sloan, as well as Dalia, the love interest of Adam Sandler’s character in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan. She is also known for her role on The Mentalist television series as Lorelei Martins, accomplice to Red John. In May 2010, she topped the AskMen.com Most Desirable Women of 2010 list.
Alessandra Ambrosio is a Brazilian Supermodel best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company’s “PINK” line. Ambrosio is currently one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels and has modeled for brands such as Next, Armani Exchange, Christian Dior, and Ralph Lauren. Ambrosio serves as an ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Ambrosio was also selected by AskMen.com as Number 2 out of the “Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2008”. In December’s Maxim magazine issue, she was just crowned by the modern men’s lifestyle magazine as the World’s Sexiest Businesswoman with a sexy spread in the sleek periodical, while gracing the cover in the nude.
Emily Ratajkowski started modeling at fourteen-years-old and was signed by “Ford Models”. After photo shoots with Tony Duran, she became recognized as a fashion model. Later, she was on the cover of “GQ Turkey” and appeared in Robin Thicke’s music video, “Blurred Lines”. As an actress, she played “Tasha” on the “Nickelodeon” series, iCarly in 2007, and the mistress of Ben Affleck’s character in the thriller Gone Girl (2014). She also appeared in the film version of Entourage (2015), and co-starred with Zac Efron in the musical drama We Are Your Friends (2015). She graced the cover of the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Among her other cover appearances are GQ, British GQ, Cosmopolitan, InStyle UK and FHM.
Nikki’s Wives performed a special two song performance prior to going out on a worldwide tour with Meghan Trainor. Following several high-profile TV appearances on Fox News, NBC, and choice festival features, Nikki’s Wives are on the verge of a banner year.
A fascinating mix of Circus Arts and Street Theater, special effects and spectacular costumes, Cirque USA, organized by Garret Lauer Events, is constantly reinventing the idea of the Circus and trying to defy the limits of reality. Its performances combine elements of street performances, Circus Opera, Ballet, and Rock Music. This year, performances included acrobats, aerialists, an aerial bartender, a balloon dancer, and a Living Red Carpet dress.
With two sold out nights and a bevy of Hollywood celebrities and athletes as guests every year, it is a proven fact; “Leather & Laces” represents all that the Super Bowl weekend is meant to be: glamour, glitz and excitement!
Steven Tyler, Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Guy Fieri, and Kyle Bush are some of the many celebrities who have enjoyed the “Leather & Laces” experience.
Come and enjoy the next “Leather & Laces” in Houston at Super Bowl 51!!!